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Civic Pathfinder BBQ

By 4 April 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a white Nissan Pathfinder was deliberately set alight in a Civic car park last night (April 3).
About 7.20pm, police were alerted to a vehicle that was on fire in the car park between Knowles Place and Vernon Circle, Civic.
ACT Policing General Duties officers attended the location and managed to [...]

Double demerits for Easter start tomorrow

By 4 April 2012

ACT Policing is once again participating in Operation Crossroads, an Australian and New Zealand police initiative to reduce the number of road trauma incidents on our roads this Easter.
This time ACT Policing, along with NSW Police, is teaming up with ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire and Rescue to highlight the trauma surrounding major collisions.
Superintendent [...]

Death in Yarralumla

By 3 April 2012

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 75-year-old woman at a house in Yarralumla.
Police were called to the scene by ACT Ambulance at around 9pm this evening (Monday, 2 April).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP Forensic Services [...]

Want to be a cop?

By 2 April 2012

ACT Policing is looking for people who have the qualities to be community policing officers as part of the AFP’s ‘anything but every day’ recruitment campaign which launched today.
National Manager Human Resources Leanne Close and Chief Police Officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg said that the AFP is putting the challenge out there, looking for [...]

Hawker man charged with Macgregor murder

By 30 March 2012

A 28-year-old Hawker man has been charged with the murder of a 30-year-old woman in Macgregor.
Police attended the woman’s home yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 28) after her body was discovered by a relative.
Criminal Investigations detectives charged the man at the ACT Watch House this evening (Thursday, March 29).
He will face the ACT Magistrates [...]

Macquarie Southern Cross Club rolled

By 29 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Canberra Southern Cross Club, Macquarie early this morning (March 29).
About 12.05am, two men armed with knives entered the club and approached a staff member while making demands for cash.
The staff member complied with the demands and provided the men with a sum [...]

Death in Macgregor

By 29 March 2012

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman at a house in Macgregor.
The body was found in a room of the house by a relative around 4pm today (Wednesday, 28 March).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP [...]

Boys go wild at Bimberi

By 29 March 2012

Two teenagers will face court tomorrow following an incident which occurred at the Bimberi Youth Detention Centre in December last year.
On Sunday, 11 December 2011 ACT Policing attended the centre in response to a report of criminal damage by two detainees, aged 16 and 17.
The boys caused damage estimated to be around $16,500.
Following an [...]

High speed German autos seized

By 28 March 2012

ACT Policing has seized two vehicles after they were detected travelling at over 160km/h along Belconnen Way yesterday (March 27) afternoon.
Around 4pm, ACT Policing Traffic Operations members were undertaking laser speed checks on Belconnen Way, Aranda when they saw a black Mercedes E500 and an Audi S3 travelling side-by-side at speed.
The officers conducted speed checks [...]

Smack and weed seized in Evatt

By 28 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team have seized a quantity of illicit substances after a search warrant was executed at a home in Evatt yesterday afternoon (27 March).
During the warrant, police located and seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be heroin and three cannabis plants. The combined street value of the [...]

Mugged at the Florey shops

By 27 March 2012

A 28-year-old man was arrested following an aggravated robbery in Canberra’s north last night (Monday, March 26).
About 7.30pm a woman was leaving the Florey Shopping Centre when she was approached by a man. The man demanded cash while pointing a knife towards the woman. The woman handed the man a sum of cash after which [...]

In 2002 did you see two blokes nicking a body ballasting hunk of concrete?

By 26 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance in identifying the men that may be able to assist police in solving the murder of Kathryn Grosvenor in March 2002.
In late February or early March 2002 a witness was driving towards the roundabout at the intersection of Mirrabei Drive, Gundaroo Drive and Anthony Rolfe Avenue Gungahlin where they saw [...]

Teen car thieves collared

By 26 March 2012

A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Childrens Court today and another 17-year-old boy will be summonsed after the pair allegedly stole two cars in Canberra’s south last night (Sunday, March 25).
Police will allege that between 6.30pm and 8.15pm last night, the two boys stole a purple-coloured Mazda from the car park of the Eastlakes [...]

Shotty and a hoody found abandoned in Forrest

By 23 March 2012

Police are seeking the public’s assistance after a sawn off shotgun was located in Forrest on Wednesday afternoon (March 21).
Detectives from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations located the sawn off shotgun in a hedge on Empire Circuit, near the Tennyson Crescent intersection. The shotgun was located next to a blue long sleeve hooded jumper.
Police believe the [...]

AFP swoops on two child porn enthusiasts in Canberra as part of a national operation

By 23 March 2012

The Australian Federal Police have announced their latest successes in hunting down the perverts who take joy in the sexual torture of children:
The AFP’s Child Protection Operations teams executed 19 search warrants across Australia over the last week, arresting men between the ages of 21 and 64.
These men were allegedly accessing child sexual exploitation [...]

More drug busts in the Inner North

By 23 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team executed search warrants in Canberra’s north yesterday afternoon (Thursday, March 23) where a number of items were seized.
Just after midday police executed the first warrant on a vehicle in Lyneham. During the warrant police seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be methylamphetamine.
Other warrants were executed [...]

Gang violence in Nicolls?

By 22 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred on Gundaroo Drive, Nicolls, last night (Wednesday, March 21).
Around 10.30pm two men were at their home in Nicholls when a male known to them arrived at the house with a group of men. The group of men forced entry to the house by breaking a [...]

Heroin bust in Dickson

By 21 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team have seized a quantity of illicit substances after a search warrant was executed on a vehicle in Dickson yesterday afternoon (20 March).
During the warrant, police located and seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be heroin, with an estimated street value of $3,000. Also seized during [...]

CCTV from Civic Maccas assault

By 20 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public to identify the man and woman in the images which relate to an incident which occurred on Friday, February 3.
The 19-year-old victim was at McDonalds in East Row about 2.30am standing in the queue to be served. The pair pictured entered and allegedly pushed in front of [...]

Known Macquarie man nabbed behind his couch

By 19 March 2012

A 26-year-old Macquarie man was arrested yesterday afternoon (Sunday, March 18) for the robbery at a north side chemist in January.
About 8.20pm on Sunday January 29, a man entered the Ginninderra Pharmacy on Nettlefold Street, Belconnen, and walked to the rear. A staff member offered assistance to the man however when informed he would need [...]

Do you know this alleged rapist?

By 18 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man in the image who is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 27-year-old woman in the early hours of Saturday morning (March 17).
Between 3 and 4 am the woman was walking back to her apartment on Northbourne Avenue from the CBD when she was approached [...]

Lifting the till at The Nun

By 17 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking two women who witnessed a theft of cash from a cash register at Marinetti’s Italian Restaurant in O’Connor.
Around 12.40 pm on Thursday March 8 a man and woman entered the restaurant in Sargood Street and removed a sum of cash from the cash register while staff attended to customers.
The two [...]

Ice and gun in Oxley

By 16 March 2012

ACT Policing arrested a 23-year-old Oxley man after a search warrant was executed at his home early this morning.
Around 6.30am, members of Specialist Response and Security commenced negotiations with the resident of the house in an attempt to have him safely exit.
The man complied with the request, exiting the house as members of Criminal Investigations [...]

Ram raid West Belco style!

By 16 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated burglary which occurred at the Woolworths supermarket in Dunlop this morning (Friday, March 16).
Around 4.30am police received a report of a possible ram raid at the Shoobridge Circuit address.
Belconnen Patrols attended shortly after to find a white Ford Falcon one-tonne utility at the [...]

Facefit of the Bastard of Emu Bank

By 15 March 2012

ACT Policing has released a facefit of the man believed to be responsible for an aggravated robbery at Emu Bank McDonalds in Belconnen in early March.
About 7.30 pm on Tuesday, March 6, a man and woman were seated in the McDonalds restaurant in Emu Bank when they were approached by a man with a knife.
The [...]

Juvenile crime tour of the Inner North

By 15 March 2012

ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team has arrested a 17-year-old Ainslie juvenile after executing a search warrant at a residence in Lyneham yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 14).
Police will allege that between 8.15am and 5.10pm on Monday, March 5, the young person stole items from a home in Downer.
During the warrant, detectives seized several items believed to [...]

Skyfire as an educational opportunity…

By 14 March 2012

ACT Policing will be focusing on underage drinkers at Skyfire this weekend (Saturday, March 17) as part of its ‘Drink too much and you’re a galah’ campaign to deter young people from binge drinking.
Medical studies show that alcohol consumption in young people can have detrimental long-term health effects and can impact on the community as [...]

Braddon armed robbery failure nabbed

By 13 March 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 31-year-old Turner man following two attempted aggravated robberies over the long weekend.
About 8pm on Saturday (March 10) a man entered the 5 Star Supermarket, Braddon, carrying what appeared to be a meat cleaver and demanded money.
When challenged by staff the offender ran out of the store.
About 1.40am this morning (Tuesday, [...]

Police seek Parkwood Witnesses

By 13 March 2012

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Parkwood Egg Farm in Macgregor overnight, which has resulted in significant damage to the farm’s production equipment.
Police believe the offender(s) gained entry to the property late last night sometime between 11pm (Monday, March 12) and 6am today (Tuesday, March 13).
The criminal damage included [...]

Ainslie burglar working close to home

By 12 March 2012

A 41-year-old Ainslie man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after police caught him inside a home allegedly committing a burglary this morning (Monday, March 12).
About 1.45 am police were called to a home in Ainslie after the home owner reported someone inside her residence. The home owner heard a window being opened and [...]

Facefit of the Emu Bank mugger

By 9 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance in identifying the man pictured below who robbed a 16-year-old boy at the Belconnen Skate Park at Emu Bank on Monday afternoon (March 5).
About 4.10 pm the boy was approached by a man at the front of Lake Ginninderra College who asked the boy for the time. The boy responded [...]

Still searching for Kathryn Grosvenor’s killer

By 9 March 2012

Police and family have renewed their appeal for anyone who holds information about the murder of Kathryn Grosvenor ten years after her body was found in Lake Burley Griffin.
Today (March 9, 2012) marks 10 years since the body of Kathryn Grosvenor was found in Yarralumla Bay, 200m east of Attunga Point in Lake Burley Griffin. [...]

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